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- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
In the Texas Panhandle, a huge family-owned ranch officially hits the real estate market this week. “It is simply a one of one, and possibly the last of the great ones.”
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources played a fun wildlife game with its Facebook followers.
- Idaho Statesman
A Chipotle burrito can be pretty filling on its own, but a photo shows what the full feast is for a bear.
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- USA TODAY
An area expected to have ice as thick as 16-feet had a hole in it due to extreme wind, causing concern as to if the ice is thinning.
- KGO – San Francisco
BRING ON THE RAIN! Wet weather is here to stay for at least 6 days in the Bay Area, says ABC7 News Meteorologist Drew Tuma.
- Raleigh News and Observer
The truck that visited Durham Tuesday is one of only a handful in the world.
Governor Gavin Newsom declared a drought emergency in Los Angeles County late this afternoon, as well as in Orange, Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino, Ventura, Imperial and San Francisco Counties. That puts the entirety of Southern California under the state’s water conservation order. Those eight counties had been excluded from the original emergency declaration, but […]
Electric vehicles certainly are dirty — their battery packs are poised to be one of the biggest new sources of pollution
The International Energy Agency (IEA) said this year it’s expecting 145 million electric vehicles (EVs) worldwide by 2030. Although EVs do not release carbon dioxide during their use, their production exerts the same toll on the environment as that of conventional cars, while the recycling of lithium-ion batteries poses unique challenges. Lithium-ion batteries are bulkier and take more space than their traditional counterpart, lead-acid batteries.
- Business Insider
A meteor that incinerated the residents of an ancient city inspired the biblical story of Sodom, research suggests
Millennia ago, a meteor half the size of the Statue of Liberty struck an Middle Eastern city. The event may have inspired the biblical story of Sodom.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Having just concluded its driest year in a century, California can't put all the burden for dealing with dry times on individuals, or resort solely to usage limits.
- Idaho Statesman
Elk and deer have become entangled in everything from hammocks to Christmas lights, officials say.
The Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, New England Aquarium, and the International Fund for Animal Welfare worked together to return the massive leatherback sea turtle to safe waters
If concrete were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases on Earth, behind only China and the United States.
- Associated Press
After Venice suffered the second-worst flood in its history in November 2019, it was inundated with four more exceptional tides within six weeks, shocking Venetians and triggering fears about the worsening impact of climate change. The repeated invasion of brackish lagoon water into St. Mark’s Basilica this summer is a quiet reminder that the threat hasn't receded. Venice’s unique topography, built on log piles among canals, has made it particularly vulnerable to climate change.
- KTXL - Sacramento
High elevations received up to a foot of snow in the first major snowstorm of the year; modest amounts of rain fell in the San Francisco and Sacramento areas, but more is expected in the next week.
- KGO – San Francisco
RAIN RETURNS! Stormy weather is on the way to the Bay Area with widespread rain, pockets of downpours and gusty winds in the forecast over the next seven days, says Meteorologist Drew Tuma.
- LA Times
With peak fire season upon us, rain and wind are in a race for who gets here first.
- Good Morning America
"Luma out" and "If I can't breathe, Luma shouldn't charge us," read some of the banners held by hundreds of Puerto Rico's residents as they marched on a main highway Friday in protest against Luma Energy, the island's power company. Puerto Rico has had a long history of instability with its electric system, even prior to the devastation Hurricane Maria wreaked in 2017, which left millions on the island without power for nearly a year. The combination of Luma's late response to failures in the transmission and distribution that have left thousands without power in the last months, and the weak infrastructure of the power plants has made Puerto Rico's electric service the worst among the U.S.' states and territories, experts say.
- NBC News
The cat, an adult female, was captured and tranquilized when she didn't leave.